ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH, publisher.
A History of the University of Cambridge, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings. London: R. Ackermann, 1815.
2 volumes. Large 4to (425 x 320 mm). viii, , ix-xii, 296, ; , 324,  pp. Engraved portrait on india proof paper mounted, 95 hand-colored aquatint plates (including 16 portraits of Founders) after Pugin, Westall, Mackenzie, Uwins, and Pyne. Untrimmed in original boards, printed spine-labels. Custom slipcases. One gathering loose, rebacked preserving most of original spines, one joint cracked, boards worn and lightly soiled, slipcases defective.
Provenance: James Devereux Hustler [1784-1849], Trinity College mathematician and the author of Elements of Conic Section, 1820 (bookplate); E.L.H. Jones (ownership inscription recording gift from his mother, 1903); Colin Franklin.
FIRST EDITION, one of 50 large paper copies, this copy untrimmed and in original boards. Abbey Scenery 80; Prideaux pp 125-126, 332; Tooley 4.